Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of videotapes of the proceedings of the "Oceanography: The Making of a Science" colloquia series and videotape interviews of leading oceanographers and scholars produced as the oral history component of the colloquia. Included is the complete and unedited raw footage of more than 100 colloquia presentations and 45 oral history interviews. Printed material accompanying the collection consists of an overview booklet with essays from representatives of the sponsoring organizations, programs for each of the colloquia, and a paper presented at the University of Washington regional colloquia by Oregon State University President Emeritus John V. Byrne on the development of oceanographic studies at OSU. The oral history tapes include interviews with OSU oceanographers John V. Byrne and Larry Small. OSU faculty member Ron Doel served as one of the oral history interviewers.
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